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Three countries working together to protect our shared environment

International collaboration between Canada, Mexico and the United States on environmental issues of common interest

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Save the Date! #CEC31 To Be Held 24–26 June 2024, in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

Tiohtià:ke (Montreal), 21 February 2024 — Mark your calendars for the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)’s 31st annual Council Session and Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) Public Forum, taking place 24–26 June 2024, in Wilmington, North Carolina, under the theme “Strengthening Environmental Justice through Community Empowerment.”


Council Session at Wilmington


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We conduct research, provide tools and training, and provide a unique space for decision-makers and the public to engage on environmental policy issues affecting the North American region.

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Documents related to governance including Council Resolutions, JPAC Advice to Council, Operational Plans & more

Council Resolution 23-06

January 4, 2024

Funding of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation for the Financial Year 2024

CEC’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025

Renewing our trilateral commitment and implementing the new Free Trade Agreement and its supporting Environmental Cooperation Agreement

Operational Plan 2023

This Operational Plan 2023 (OP) presents the work that the CEC will implement this year, which by and large continues the work initiated in 2022.